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Reading Rainbow Fans Break Kickstarter Record

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

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Thanks to the generosity of the fans, LeVar Burton‘s Reading Rainbow Kickstarter is up to almost five million dollars in pledges.

98,153 backers have pledged the amount, which is a new record for Kickstarter backers.

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Star Trek: The Next Generation Season Eight

Monday, June 30th, 2014

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A new trade paperback due out next year will continue the adventures of The Next Generation in a mockumentary style book.

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Warped, An Engaging Guide to the Never-Aired 8th Season was written by Mike McMahan.

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New Star Trek Continues Episode Debuts

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

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The third episode of Star Trek Continues has been released.

Fairest of Them All is a story set in the Mirror Universe.

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Behind The Scenes of Star Trek Continues

Monday, June 16th, 2014

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Obsessed: Star Trek, a new webseries produced by Condé Nast Entertainment, follows Vic Mignogna and Star Trek Continues, his fan-produced Star Trek webseries.

Star Trek Continues “pick[s] up where the original show left off” after three seasons. Two episodes have already been produced.

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New Star Trek Sweepstakes

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

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A new Star Trek sweepstakes offers a trip to London as the Grand Prize.

The winner of the Destination Star Trek 3 Sweepstakes will be attending Destination Star Trek 3 in London this October.

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NASA’s Warp Drive Ship Design

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

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A new design from NASA Physicist Harold White shows what a ship designed for faster-than-light travel might look like.

White teamed up with Artist Mark Rademaker to create a model which will look familiar to Star Trek fans.

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Bell Trek Mansion On TV Tonight

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

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The mansion in Boca Raton owned by Marc Bell and featuring a Trek-themed theater can be seen on television tonight.

As described in a recent TrekToday article, seen here, the mansion is currently for sale – asking price thirty-five million dollars.

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Star Trek: The Exhibition Abroad

Monday, June 9th, 2014

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Star Trek: The Exhibition is headed to Southeast Asia later this spring.

The Exhibition will travel to Indonesia on May 31.

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Shore Leave 36 Approaches

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

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It’s almost summertime; and summer means that the annual Shore Leave convention is almost here.

Shore Leave 36 will take place this year August 1-3, and will include Trek guest stars, and almost two dozen Trek authors.

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July-August 2014 Trek Conventions And Appearances

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

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There will be seventeen conventions, shows or appearances in June and July 2014 that will feature actors of interest to Star Trek fans. This listing of conventions and shows features actors from all of the televised series and several of the Star Trek movies.

June begins with the Phoenix Comicon, which takes place June 5-8 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. In attendance at this convention will be Larry Nemecek, Julie Newmar, and Mark Sheppard.

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Hollywood Sci-Fi Museum Planned

Friday, May 30th, 2014

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The New Starship Foundation plans on opening a sci-fi museum in Hollywood next year.

The Hollywood Science Fiction Museum will be “the world’s first dedicated science fiction museum that will celebrate sci-fi in film, TV, art and literature.”

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Tampa Bay Rays Star Trek Night

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

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Star Trek baseball fans can combine both loves in one night on June 6 when the Tampa Bay Rays take on the Seattle Mariners.

The game will be preceded by trailers for the forthcoming Blu-ray release of Star Trek: The Next Generation: Chain of Command.

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The Cathedral In The Void Review

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

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Last month, TrekToday wrote about the return of the audio series Star Trek: The Continuing Mission.

The newest episode, Cathedral in the Void, has been released, and fans of the original series will surely enjoy the episode.

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Star Trek Cakes

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

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Several dozen Trek-themed cakes go where no cake has gone before.

The collection of Trek cakes was taken from various sites around the Internet.

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Swanky House With Trek Room For Sale

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

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Star Trek fans with deep pockets might want to consider a new house that is currently for sale; a 27,000 square feet mansion in Boca Raton, Florida.

Currently owned by Marc Bell, a “financier, producer, and former CEO of adult networking site FriendFinder,” Bell’s mansion is up for sale for thirty-five million dollars.

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